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Kuwait

Ambassador Awadhi calls for increasing India-Kuwait trade

NEW DELHI, Nov 28, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ambassador to India Fahad Ahmad Al-Awadhi urged increase of trade between India and Kuwait through boosting investments. He made the call while inaugurating the commercial operations of NAPESCO India, a subsidiary of NAPESCO International Petroleum Services Company (Kuwait) at Special Economic Zone of Chennai. …

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Kuwait keen on promoting Arab ‘cultural’ exchanges

BEIRUT, Nov 28, (KUNA): Director General of the 59th Beirut International Arab Book Fair Fadi Tamim commended as impressive the presence of Kuwaiti publishers at the event. Kuwait’s participation in the fair is indicative of the country’s desire to Arab cultural interaction, he told KUNA after the opening ceremony Friday …

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Resignation acceptance to be announced

KUWAIT CITY: The acceptance of resignation of the Minister of Public Works, Minister of Electricity and Water Ahmad Al-Jassar is expected to be announced Sunday; thus ending grilling request submitted by MP Saadoun Hamad against the minister, adding the proposal will be dropped and lifted from the agenda of Tuesday’s …

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Kuwait will need over 2 million workers in govt, private sectors from 2016 and 2020

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Kuwait will require about 524,000 employees in the government sector and 1.6 million employees in the private sector during the period between the years 2016 and 2020, as per the second developmental plan. It indicated an expected increase of national manpower in the private sector by …

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‘Terminate contracts of redundant workers’ – Start identifying number of expat employees, some ministries told

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The Cabinet has instructed a number of ministries and government authorities, particularly Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Education, to start identifying the number of expatriate personnel and terminating the contracts of redundant and replaceable employees, and to form a …

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Kuwait hosts thousands of Syrians as ‘brothers’ – MP – ‘ISIL terror group, no link to Islam’

FLORENCE, Nov 27, (KUNA): MP Dr Auda Al-Rowaey on Friday reiterated keenness by the Gulf states, and Kuwait in particular, on assisting victims of the conflict in Syria, hosting scores of thousands of Syrians “as brothers and not as refugees” and offering them all forms of humanitarian support. Al-Rowaey is …

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‘Joke’ probed Sheep for sale!

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Following a recent photo posted on social media about a sheep displayed for sale inside Shamiya police station, the Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry has clarified the scenario, which it says, was blown out of proportion, reports Al- Seyassah daily. Apparently, …

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‘Kuwait hugely committed to child protection rights’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Assistant Undersecretary for Social Development at Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor Ali Al-Roumi affirmed that Kuwait is hugely committed to the child protection rights due to which it enacted several laws to promote these rights. Al-Roumi said this in a speech he delivered recently on …

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KUWAIT KEEN ON TIGHTENING AIRPORT SECURITY – Eye on sympathizers…195 in DAESH

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26, (Agencies): The investigations on members of the so-called Arab Network which is accused of financing the terrorist organization DAESH, has opened the door for new details which say the key accused in the case visited the country a year ago and left behind the clothes on …

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‘Likely raise in visa fees not meant to chase away expats’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The proposed increment for visa or residence permit fees is reasonable and it is not aimed at oppressing or chasing away expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Director General of Immigration and Passports Department Major General Talal Marafei. In a press statement, Marafei denied the allegation that …

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